Calligraphy 201 Online Class

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Overview
Lauren Essl
Instructor

You’re on your way to becoming a calligraphy pro. You already have the basics down. Now, step it up a notch with pointed pen calligraphy techniques. By the end of the class, you’ll be able to create pretty invites, greeting cards and envelopes addressed to your loved ones.

Intended as a follow-up to Calligraphy 101, you’ll learn the following in this class: A recap of calligraphic techniques, how to mix your own gouache, address envelopes with perfect alignment, and transform your calligraphy artwork into digital files for print.

Oh, by the way, once you purchase the class, we’ll send a confirmation with a link to watch the class. Your access never expires, and you can continue to access the class from the email link or from your Orders page.

Intermediate
Skill Level
1 hour
Duration
Materials

All you need to take this course are the supplies listed below and the class worksheets prepared by Lauren that are available for download after purchase.


SUPPLIES NEEDED TO TAKE THE CLASS:



CLASS WORKSHEETS INCLUDE:


  • Grid for Addressing Envelopes
  • Diagonal Practice Grid
  • Practice Sentence
  • Common Words
  • Examples of All 50 States

Don’t have Adobe Illustrator yet? Try Illustrator FREE for 30 days.


Are you a lefty? If so, don't you worry. This class will still work for you!

Calligraphy 201 Online Class

Learn advanced calligraphy techniques. You’ll transform your handwritten artwork into digital files.
Instructor: Lauren Essl
Skill Level: Intermediate
$29.00
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1. Introduction

Learn more about your instructor, Lauren, and what you will be learning in her class.
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2. Supplies Overview

Lauren will go over the supplies you’ll need to complete her class.
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3. Connecting Letters

Learn Lauren’s insider tips and tricks for connecting letters to create words and phrases.
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4. How to Mix Gouache

Add color to your creation using gouache (a brighter, more opaque alternative to regular paint).
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5. Addressing Envelopes

Lauren will use a lightbox to show you various ways to write addresses on envelopes.
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6. Preparing to Digitize

Prep and import calligraphy letters into your computer so they can be used in digital format.
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7. Digitizing & Final Remarks

Learn how to turn your calligraphy design into a digital format with Adobe Illustrator.
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  • Overview
  • Materials
  • Downloads
Overview
Lauren Essl
Instructor

You’re on your way to becoming a calligraphy pro. You already have the basics down. Now, step it up a notch with pointed pen calligraphy techniques. By the end of the class, you’ll be able to create pretty invites, greeting cards and envelopes addressed to your loved ones.

Intended as a follow-up to Calligraphy 101, you’ll learn the following in this class: A recap of calligraphic techniques, how to mix your own gouache, address envelopes with perfect alignment, and transform your calligraphy artwork into digital files for print.

Oh, by the way, once you purchase the class, we’ll send a confirmation with a link to watch the class. Your access never expires, and you can continue to access the class from the email link or from your Orders page.

Intermediate
Skill Level
1 hour
Duration
Materials

All you need to take this course are the supplies listed below and the class worksheets prepared by Lauren that are available for download after purchase.


SUPPLIES NEEDED TO TAKE THE CLASS:



CLASS WORKSHEETS INCLUDE:


  • Grid for Addressing Envelopes
  • Diagonal Practice Grid
  • Practice Sentence
  • Common Words
  • Examples of All 50 States

Don’t have Adobe Illustrator yet? Try Illustrator FREE for 30 days.


Are you a lefty? If so, don't you worry. This class will still work for you!

Calligraphy 201 Online Class

Learn advanced calligraphy techniques. You’ll transform your handwritten artwork into digital files.
Instructor: Lauren Essl
Skill Level: Intermediate
$29.00
BUY NOW
  • Lessons
Now Playing

Teaser

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43 secs
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Now Playing

1. Introduction

Learn more about your instructor, Lauren, and what you will be learning in her class.
lock
Now Playing

2. Supplies Overview

Lauren will go over the supplies you’ll need to complete her class.
lock
Now Playing

3. Connecting Letters

Learn Lauren’s insider tips and tricks for connecting letters to create words and phrases.
lock
Now Playing

4. How to Mix Gouache

Add color to your creation using gouache (a brighter, more opaque alternative to regular paint).
lock
Now Playing

5. Addressing Envelopes

Lauren will use a lightbox to show you various ways to write addresses on envelopes.
lock
Now Playing

6. Preparing to Digitize

Prep and import calligraphy letters into your computer so they can be used in digital format.
lock
Now Playing

7. Digitizing & Final Remarks

Learn how to turn your calligraphy design into a digital format with Adobe Illustrator.
lock